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YOUR BODY CLOCK

The recent time change affects more than the sunrise and sunset -- it can wreak havoc on your body! Sleep is a crucial component of your health and if you're not hitting the pillow long enough or often enough, you could even find yourself packing on the pounds.

Growing Bolder's Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Expert Dr. Susan Mitchell has smart sleep strategies.

 
 
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SLEEP STRATEGIES
 
 
 
COULD YOU USE A COACH?

It seems like an easy enough thing to do -- put your head down and close your eyes. But sleep can be so elusive for some of us that a coach may come in handy. Growing Bolder blogger Amy Korn-Reavis has some great resources to see if you might need some professional assistance, as well as advice on treating insomnia, working with your insurance company to cover costs and the power of napping.
 
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FEEL YOUNGER NOW

People know what they need to do -- get proper sleep, eat right and get the proper amount of exercise -- but struggle to achieve these things. In his latest book "Feel Younger Now! 21 Days, 7 Habits," Don McGrath is helping people get the energy they need to take on life's adventures.
 
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GET A GOOD NIGHT'S REST

Two out of every 10 Americans get less than six hours of sleep a night, and that can be really dangerous -- think about all of those drowsy drivers on the road! So if you need help, take a look at Dr. Mitchell's list of ways to reset your body clock.

 
8 SECRETS

For our parters at Florida Hospital, sleep is not just a buzzword -- it's one of the 8 Secrets to a Healthy 100. Florida Hospital Foundation President Des Cummings Jr. is the author of a new book by the same name and in this exclusive video, shares some personal reflections on the importance of rest.

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BIG NEWS!

Growing Bolder and Dr. Susan Mitchell are teaming up with Dreamfields Foods, makers of great-tasting, healthy pasta, to bring you some great information about diabetes, special diets, fiber intake and more.

Do you have a question for Dr. Mitchell? Email drmitchell@susanmitchell.org and we'll answer it in an upcoming newsletter!


 
 
 
 
GROWING BOLDER MAGAZINE


Have you seen the Growing Bolder Magazine? Dr. Mitchell pens the Bolder Nutrition column, and in the new March/April issue, tackles a problem so many of us face -- the dreaded middle-aged muffin top! Pick up your copy for free at Walgreens locations across Central Florida or subscribe by mail for just $12 a year.